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Albertus Magnus

Albertus Magnus OP, also known as Saint Albert the Great or Albert of Cologne, was a German Dominican friar, philosopher, scientist, and bishop. Later canonised as a Catholic saint, he was known during his lifetime as Doctor universalis and Doctor expertus and, late in his life, the sobriquet Magnus was appended to his name. Scholars such as James A. Weisheipl and Joachim R. Söder have referred to him as the greatest German philosopher and... Read More

Bornc. 1200
Lauingen, Duchy of Bavaria
Died15 November 1280
Cologne, Holy Roman Empire
Other namesAlbertus Teutonicus, Albertus Coloniensis, Albert the Great, Albert of Cologne
FieldsNatural science, Alchemy, Jurisprudence, Diplomacy, Theology, Natural philosophy
EraMedieval philosophy


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